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from, we faced the biggest job losses since the great depression, that's what george w. bush and his failed policies left to us. we have put together as a nation, under president obama's leadership, 28 months of private sector jobs growth. would we like to be happening faster? you bet we would. we have to admit that the tea party republican congress has done everything in their power to stall this recovery. you know what, perhaps they might succeed. but our direction remains a direction forward. no one can argue the fact that last year, we created more jobs last year than were created in all of the eight years of george w. bush, that happened in 2010 as well. we need to keep moving forward. it would be great if the people of our country make change and put in some people who will create jobs. >> governor jindal, what about that point, this is forward motion, it is job creation and more, overall, than the bush administration created? >> well, terry, let's look at the facts of the full four years, where president obama has been president, we have lost more than 500,000 jobs. you look a
for re-election. and there was also then-governor george w. bush, his hands touching the wall. other famous faces elizabeth taylor, richard burton in 1975. and in 2000, ailing pope john paul ii made an historic trip, attempting to build a stronger relationship with catholics and jews, we wish to commit ourselves to genuine brotherhood to the people. two more prayers added with quiet wishes from america. mr. and mrs. romney, writing the prayers together, adding to so many powerful moments at the western wall. david muir, abc news, jerusalem. >> and, again this is just about halfway through his international tour. he said, he said yesterday, that preventing iran from obtaining nuclear capabilities that is going to be his highest national security priority. >> right. and david, part of the interview, pressed him, said your strategy in terms of iran, israel doesn't seem too different from how the obama administration handed it. we will see if there is a strict difference here. some have been critical saying, israel, american tensions have never been worse than right now. so he is trying
-election. there was also then governor george w. bush, his hands touching the wall. there have been other famous faces, elizabeth taylor and richard burton in 1975, but it was in 2000 the world watched an ailing pope john paul ii making an historic trip attempting to build a stronger relationship between catholics and jews. leaving a note. "we wish to commit ourselves to genuine brotherhood with the people," and tonight two more prayers added with quiet wishes from america. all of those powerful moments from the western wall. that is the broadcast tonight from jerusalem. diane sawyer right back at the desk tomorrow night. for sharyn alfonsi back in new york and all of us here at abc news, have a good evening. good night from jerusalem. >> ama: next at 6:00. superman gets stuck and passengers get trapped on a ride at six flags in vallejo. >> a child is injured after he is attacked by a pit bull at his baby-sit's house. >> man intentionally runs over a box of kittens. abc-7 news starts right now. >>> breaking news tonight. a scare for dozens of passengers, trapped on a ride at six flags discovery kingdo
. but at this point in george w. bush's first term, even more jobs were lost. accurate or not, you'll see more ads like those, because the campaign, both of them, diane, are convinced their working. >> jon, great to have you reporting in tonight. >>> and coming up here, a living room explodes in flames. the fire extinguisher the only defense. we put some real families to the test and they failed. would you know what to do? [ mosquitoes buzzing ] ♪ [ female announcer ] repel mosquitoes without spraying your skin. try off! clip-on repellant. in minutes, its fan surrounds you, head to toe with effective odorless protection. whether it's at a game, enjoying family, or just relaxing, repel mosquitoes away without a spray. off! clip-on. keeps bugs off. sc johnson. a family company. my feet and exactly where i needed more support. i had tired, achy feet. until i got my number. my dr. scholl's custom fit orthotics number. now i'm a believer. you'll be a believer, too. learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting y
of the republican party, former president george w. bush, will not be attending the republican contention next month. he will not be speaking there. he said he prefers to stay out of politics. but stepping into the public eye today was his wife, former first lady laura bush, in washington, d.c. she was attending an international aids conference, and abc's jon karl had a chance to sit down for an exclusive interview with her. >> reporter: i was surprised to see that neither you nor president bush are going to the republican convention. >> that's right. >> reporter: why is that? >> well, both bushes are not going. george's dad played the age card. >> reporter: it's a little easier for him. >> but we just felt like we, you know, we'll say, we'll be watching from the sidelines. >> reporter: but she's not afraid to take on republicans who want to cut foreign aid. >> it's in our moral interest as a country, the wealthiest country in the world, and we still are the wealthiest country in the world, to help other people, if we can. >> reporter: as president, her husband launched a $15 billion effort to fight
, but then again for george w. bush in 2000, i had a couple of calls from politicians, said, you know, it really helped me in my race back home because i was on the list. somebody could leak the fact that they were on the list. but that was the big list. it was easy to get on the big list. the tough one is the small list. the one is really under consideration. the test to get on that small list, is this person capable of being the president of the united states? and that's a very, very short list. >> what about the other considerations? can you reach out to a specific demographic, a woman or a hispanic? >> those are important issues. they should never be allowed to override that first proposition and i think that's one of the problems that mccain had. i liked governor palin, i have met her, i know her. she's an attractive candidate. but based on her background, she was only governor for two years, i don't think she passed that test of being ready to take over. and i think that was a mistake. >> for more from my interview with former vice president cheney tune in to "good morning america," "world
in at least two presidential campaigns, for george w. bush, how do you explain why governor romney hasn't put out more of his tax returns? >> i have seen this with candidates and i saw this with dwi with president bush, that came out late in the campaign. and a number of other candidates that i worked for. i think it's two things. first, obviously, there's something there. if not he would say, have at it. that compromises what he said in the past about something. but i think the bigger thing is, it's arrogance. many of these politicians think, i can get away with it. i don't have to do this. that in the end is the problem that sort of walk into these, i don't have to do this, i can address in some other way. if everything was fine, he would have been out there. >> i want to get to donna, you're nodding your head. >> mitt romney released all that's necessary for people to understand something about my finances, end quote. something is a pregnant word. the cost of not releasing the returns are clear, therefore, he must have calculated that there are higher costs in releasing them. >> and he's g
victim to safety. the story behind this escape. >> wow. >>> also this half hour, george w. bush opening up in a wide ranging interview. what does the former president mean when he says he crawled out of the swamp and he's not crawling back in. >> and later, iron mike tyson is hitting something new. the great white way. yes. you'll hear from the heavyweight legend getting ready for his broadway debut. stepping into a different kind of ring there. >> i just can't wait to see mike tyson at the tonys. he's going to be a big hit. get lots of awards for his performance. going to be something really, really nice out there. doing nice stuff. >> you do so many good impressions. >> i appreciate that. thank you kindly. we do get to serious news. >>> a big interview last night. george zimmerman says the events that unfolded the night he killed trayvon martin were part of what he says is god's plan. the former neighborhood watchman tells fox news he would not do anything differently that night. >> this is the first time zimmerman has spoken publicly about the shooting. he says he was not following m
. >> reporter: in 2005, george w. bush presented him with the medal of freedom. >> it was about a little town and all the people who lived in it. all those sweet shows, they just came with the territory. >> reporter: griffith died in his home state of north carolina, at the age of 86. leaving memories of warm sunshine and good times along the country road of anyone's dream. that same interview, andy griffith said they had a rule on the show, if the joke made a liar out of a character, they got rid of it. if they did that for "modern family," it would last about 15 minutes and be as fun as a civil war documentary. >> chris connelly, a wonderful piece. thank you. >>> i'm going to go with disturbing news if you're headed to the beach this holiday. it's unusual to have shark sightings on both coasts. they've been sighted off cape cod in the east and san diego in the west. abc's david wright has the story. >> shark. >> reporter: merely mention a great white shark, people mentally add in the soundtrack to "jaws." this fourth of july, that scary music can scare you, with shark sightings on both coas
. something like that. >> we all remember you did george w. bush so well. >> oh, thank you. >> do you miss him? >> that was fun -- do i miss him, first of all? >> yes. >> yes. i dream about him a lot. usually in his boxer shorts. no, but i got to go out on such a high with that in terms of doing the broadway show that i got to do. and it is -- it is really fun to play a president, especially in the spotlight of "saturday night live." but i've moved on. you've retired? >> yeah. >> he's retired. so have you. "the campaign" is fantastic. >> thank you. >> it opens nationwide august 9. coming up, lisa and her husband lost over 100 pounds. >>> good morning i'm kristen sze. contra costa county firefighters are looking into the cause of a fire that killed two people in martinez this morning. fire on donegal way started 3:30. the fire forced 60 people from the complex. the red cross is helping. the identities two of the victims have not been released. investigators say they were found in the same unit. >> let's check in on your morning commute. >>> we just got another stall on the bay bridge backed up
. former president george w. bush will not be attending the republican convention next month. he said he prefers to stay out of politics. what did he call it -- >> i'm getting out of the swamp, and i'm not crawling back in. but his wife laura stepped into the public eye, in washington, attending a conference on aids. >> reporter: i was surprised to see that neither you or president bush are going to the republican convention. >> that's right. >> reporter: why is that? >> well, both bushs are not going. george's dad played the age card. let's just say that. we just felt like we will, be watching from the sidelines. >> reporter: she is not afraid to take on republicans who want to cut foreign aid. >> it's in our moral interest as a country. the wealthiest country in the world. and we still are the wealthiest country in the world to -- to help other people if we can. >> reporter: the president, her husband, launched a $15 billion effort to fight aids in africa, something that caused elton john this week to tell us that bush had done more to fight aids than any other president. >> i didn't l
than created, but at this point in george w. bush's first term even more jobs were lost. accurate or not you will see more and more ad like those because the campaigns, both of them, are convinced they're working. jonathan carl, abc news, washington. >> we had this discussion, too. people hate to see the negative ads. get bombarded in the swing states. you see them because they work and are effective here. a tough stat, 63% think the country headed in the wrong direction. the president taking a big hit in the poll, health care, immigration. two high-profile issues the supreme court recently ruled on. amazingly despite all that, still a dead heat. >> i know. and i think what's significant to me at least is you have these campaign ads and some of the allegations are not true, they're false. what about the fact checking. isn't that irresponsible? >> it is. but, people -- that's why it is important for the media and factcheck.org, politico, hold on, do the fact checks. pay attention to those reports more than the ads themselves. that's where you will get -- no matter what side you are
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